Organisation of the work in India

Scope and Content

See minutes of the India Sub-committee and Finance Sub-committee GB 106 AMS/A/03/05

Correspondents include Mrs Neville Rolfe of the British Social Hygiene Council; the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene's Indian branch Advisory Committee members; Rev W Paton of the International Missionary Council; Bishop of Lahore; Mr Crosthwaithe; members of the Finance Committee in Calcutta

Consists of: copy of private meeting about Miss Shephard's work on 19 Dec 1929; reports of Miss Shephard's work to the Executive Committee (1932-1936); Miss Shephard's reports to the General Committee of the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene in India (1938-1945); accounts for the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene in India (1938-1939); papers relating to the India Sub-committee and Finance Sub-committee and Shephard's contract and salary; possible alliance with British Social Hygiene Council for Indian work; status of Indian women; Punjab Suppression of Immoral Traffic Bill; Lady Willingdon [Viceroy's wife 1931-1936]; resignation of the Finance Committee, 1935

Publications:

- pamphlet 'Memorandum on the status of Indian Women in the proposed new constitution of India. Addressed to the Indian Round Table Conference', Aug 1931

- 'Indian women's franchise', 'The Catholic Citizen', Feb 1935

- 'Memorandum and Rules and Regulations of The Association for Moral and Social Hygiene in India' 1930s

For following publications consult The Women's Library printed collections catalogue:

- pamphlet 'Traffic in women. Report of a conference of British and international representatives, London, Jul 1934'. London: Joint Standing Committee of the British Social Hygiene Council and the International Conference of Missionary Societies, [1934] (ref 363.44095 TRA)

- pamphlet 'A great work in India. The fight against vice areas and traffic in women and children' proof for 'The Shield' (ref 349.54052534 SHE) (Proof copy with letter dated 31 Mar 1936)

Press cuttings:

- 'Traffic in women and children. Conference plan. Efforts to check evil in India' 'The Statesman' 18 Mar 1935

- 'Moslem army of 2,000,000' from 'The Statesman' dated 27 Jan 1936

- 'Women's social service overseas' from 'The Statesman' dated 12 Feb 1936

- 'Marriage and poverty in India' from 'The Statesman' dated 27 Jan 1936

- 'Bombay women's view on working of Sarda Act' dated 25 Jan [1936]